# 35566

State Handicrafts Committee, South Australian CWA

Handicrafts for countrywomen.

$45.00 AUD

Adelaide : Compiled and published by the State Handicrafts Committee of the South Australian Country Women’s Association, Inc., 1947. Third edition. Large quarto (280 x 220 mm), original silver-lettered red wrappers (pale water stains at head and tail of spine and top corners), pp 71,  illustrated throughout with photographic plates and line-drawn text figures; internally very good (water stain affects the corners of the first and last leaves only).

Includes pottery, quilting, twine and rush seating, tapestry, needle weaving, glove making, lacemaking, macrame, basketry, making articles from stringy bark, making dolls’ heads, toy making, paper mosaic, papier mache, vegetable dyeing, hand loom weaving, slipper making, handbags, felt inlaying, raffia hat making, felt flowers, flowers from bread, brushes from twine, making articles from rubber tubing, china painting, and netting.

Trove locates three copies of the third edition (SLSA; NLA; Deakin University Library)